Tag Archives: Zika

How the Christian Right’s Sex Hang-Ups Turned Zika into a Bigger Crisis

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God may have created the Zika virus, but the Religious Right has turned it into a devastating epidemic of brain damage. Zika could have been an ordinary epidemic like the ever-changing influenza that emerges each winter and spreads across the Northern … Continue reading

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A Tidal Wave of Zika Brain Damage? It Doesn’t Have to Go That Way

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  Delaware’s healthcare upgrade offers a highly effective model for protecting American families. Picture your next child or grandchild, or your neighbor’s child, with a head size “minus five to six standard deviations below the norm.” Cringing? According to experts, … Continue reading

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Mosquito vs Monsignor: For Catholics, Zika Pits Tradition of Authority against Tradition of Conscience and Compassion

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Even without Pope’s recent allowance for birth control “in certain cases,” Catholic tradition has long taught that each person must look to his or her own conscience as the final moral guide. A brain damaged baby or an eternity in Hell—which would … Continue reading

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MAD Men vs Zika – Can Marketers Save Pandemic Aflicted Families?

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A barely dressed seductress draped across the hood of a car. A seductor with piercing eyes holding a diamond watch. A girl-next-door with a new shampoo. A MILF savoring a once-frozen entrée. Madison Avenue’s “Mad men” work round the clock to sell … Continue reading

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